In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a U.S. Coast Guard landing barge, tightly packed with helmeted soldiers, approaches the shore at Normandy, France, during initial Allied landing operations, June 6, 1944. These barges ride back and forth across the English Channel, bringing wave after wave of reinforcement troops to the Allied beachheads.

AP WAS THERE, 1944: Allies win footholds in France

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Road construction barrel

Overnight, full closure of U.S. 41

HOWARD (DOT) – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is reminding motorists U.S. 41 will be closed in Brown County overnight, June 5, f…

Car keys, vehicle keys in ignition.

Drunken driving group members resign

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Four members of a working group studying ways to reduce drunken driving in Wisconsin – a state with notoriously lax law…

Authorities say a slumber party at this Waukesha home preceded a May 31, 2014, incident where two 12-year-old girls allegedly stabbed another girl 19 times.

Stabbing victim walking the hospital halls

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) – The family of the 12-year-old girl who was repeatedly stabbed in a Waukesha park says she’s a “fighter” and is improvi…